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Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

Snowflake wants to do for the data warehouse what Salesforce did for CRM

Devops has moved out of the cloud

The cloud is a natural venue for taking advantage of devops -- but you shouldn't stop there


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Why your future is in the public cloud

It's not a question of if, but of when: Most of enterprise computing will eventually be sucked up into the public cloud, kind of like the rapture in slow motion. This is not exactly a radical notion, but signs of a great skyward...

HP unveils enterprise cloud configuration manager

Distributed Cloud Networking harnesses SDN and network virtualization to automate turn up of large scale clouds

You can rise with public clouds or sink with private

How's the private cloud working for your enterprise? Maybe it's time to take another look at public clouds

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OpenStack Juno packs in features, pursues wider adoption

The newest iteration of OpenStack smooths upgrades and adds Hadoop management

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IT jobs market picks up, led by consultants and cloud pros

Jobs site Dice.com sees increased confidence in the tech job market as its unemployment rate comes in at less than half the national rate

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A cold wind is blowing through Microsoft

The winds of change are pushing the Microsoft ecosystem further into the cloud -- don't let your career get blown off course

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Microsoft's the winner in its partnership with Salesforce

The rivals continue to build on the connection between Salesforce services and Microsoft Office apps -- but Microsoft benefits most in the long run

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Is there a point where a private cloud is cheaper than the public cloud?

Private cloud vendors say they've found it, analysts say it's not that easy

3 cloud migration mistakes companies keep making

Enterprises are getting better at moving applications and data to the cloud, but can't escape a few gotchas

Salesforce and Microsoft partnership gains some steam

The vendors have revealed general delivery dates for integrations between their platforms

Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations

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GE: We’re going all-in with the public cloud

In an exclusive interview, COO of IT Chris Drumgoole outlines his aggressive plans to migrate to public cloud services -- and how they support GE's organizational goals

What to expect at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce

Cloud computing buzz, wearables, analytics and celebrities are all on tap

Twitter, the FBI, and cloud computing: The disclosure dilemma

Twitter sues the FBI over data gathering, with major implications for cloud computing

Microsoft researchers create a secure haven in the cloud

To ensure trusted cloud operations, Microsoft Haven uses a new type of virtual machine and a set of new Intel chip security calls

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Amazon juices DynamoDB with JSON support

Amazon's DynamoDB NoSQL document database now accepts JSON documents as database objects and offers an expanded free tier

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Zoho aims for improved information sharing with integrated suite

Zoho has integrated all of its services so that data can be shared across its various products

Larry Ellison and the cloud: Spot the difference!

Back in 2009, Larry Ellison mocked cloud computing; in 2014, he loves it

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